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Feb 14, 2013 6:00pm EST
of climate change, and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. >> we go now to washington, d.c., where we're joined by two other protesters who were arrested yesterday outside the white house. michael brune is executive director of this year club. his most recent book is called, "coming clean: breaking america's addiction to oil and coal." and we're joined by daryl hannah, the actress and activist who previously was arrested in texas in october for protesting the keystone xl pipeline. we welcome you both to "democracy now!" michael brune, this is historic for your organization. in his 120-year history, you are the first leader of the organization to get arrested in civil disobedience. why? >> first, thank you for having me on the show. it may be surprising that an organization like the sierra club that has been around for so long and a part of so many important fights that we have civil disobedience. but we look at the tar sands pipeline project and it is a boondoggle, such a climate disaster that we realized we have to use every single tool of democracy in order to fight
CSPAN
Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
wouldn't they? this is a project that provides energy to our country when we very much need it. it's a project that will provide jobs, tens of thousands of jobs. we have 7.9% unemployment. we have 12 million people out of work. here's a project that won't cost the federal government one single penny but it creates tens of thousands of high-quality private-sector jobs. it's about economic growth. this is a $7.9 billion project. the project over its life will create hundreds of millions of dollars of tax revenue for state and local government as well as the federal government to help with our deficit and our debt without raising taxes. more tax revenue without raising taxes. and it's also about our energy security, energy security for america. instead of bringing in oil from the middle east, this is about working with our closest friend and ally, canada, to meet our energy needs. this pipeline will not only bring in canadian oil, however, it will also -- it also moves oil from my state of north dakota and from the state of montana to our refineries in places like texas and louisiana
FOX Business
Feb 14, 2013 12:00am EST
oil and gas revenues to fund energy security trust. i propose a fix it first program, to put people to work as soon as possible on our most urgent repairs. like the nearly 70,000 structurally deficient bridges across the country [applause] no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour [applause] tonight i propose working with states to make high-quality, preschool available to every single child in america [applause] nothing i'm proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime. melissa: so that last part was the part that got me because if you added up all the things he talked about it w hard because they were not totally specific but you came up with about $16 billion in new spending. i'm wondering how that doesn't add to the deficit at all? jonathan, you're shaking your head. go ahead to attack it first. >> more, smoke and mirrors from the president, unfortunately melissa. as a results as all government force does in the destruction of wealth. the destruction of jobs. when government gets in the business of
FOX Business
Feb 16, 2013 12:00am EST
energy is not as green as you think. the associated press reports transporting the hazardous waste created in the manufacturing process actually adds significantly to the carbon footprint. who knew there was hazardous waste; right? that offsets green benefits solar is supposed to offer. michael of the cato institute is here to explain. tad, i'm in shock. tell me more. >> well, there's liquid waste that occurs from the production of solar panels, a lot of them use galium arsenic. remember when president bush was excougated because he wanted to poisen us putting arsenic in the water supply. you want to know how green they are? not very. anybody who invests in them loses money. melissa: if you look at this specifically, this report, i thought, was amazing because, you know, they had a university professor who was talking in environmental studies talking about how it takes three months to generate enough electricity to pay off the energy it costs to transport the hazardous waste away from the one project. it's like you make these things, and then it creates so much had arkansasous wast
MSNBC
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am PST
to expand american energy production throughout our count country. it will give us a huge advantage if we continue to develop our energy resources. and i think most americans believe that we have to stop government overregulation that's strangling our economy and economic growth. last night the president offered up more of the same. higher taxes and more stimulus spending. and just as disappointing, we're weeks away from the president's sequester and the president laid out no plan to lieliminate the sequester and the harmful cuts that will come as a result of it. republicans have twice passed bills on the sequester. it's upon democrats to show us their plan to stop the e sequester from going into effect. >> good morning. house republicans this year are going to be about making life work for more american es. now we intend to go forcefully with a plan to help folks in terms of education, in terms of health care, in terms of facilitating better work and better opportunity. now last night the president said that he doesn't believe in a bigger government, that we want a smarter government. we
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am EST
of tennessee, and vice chair of the energy and commerce committee. then chris murphy, a democrat of connecticut. we will be right back. ♪ >> i think the women themselves in many cases were interested in politics, but had no vehicle to express that in their own lives, so they were attracted to men who were going to become a politically active or were already politically active. >> each of them, i find, intriguing. probably half of them, in particular, especially because they are so obscure historical. half of these women probably would be almost totally unrecognizable to most men and women on the street. >> this president's day, c-span premiere's its new series "first lady's couple -- "first ladies." we explore the lives of the women who serve as a first ladies from martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins monday night at 9:00 eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c- span.org. what the program earlier live at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> saturday, booktv is in savannah, ga., for live coverage of the savannah book festival, starting at 10:15 eastern with vice-preside
PBS
Feb 13, 2013 6:30pm PST
's official news agency came as talks got under way between the international atomic energy agency and officials in tehran on wednesday. >> a discussion point was a facility where officials believe iran is developing nuclear warheads. tehran insists it has a right to pursue a peaceful nuclear program. m a the nuclear plant is the most visible component of aaron's nuclear program -- >> the nuclear plant is the most visible component of iran was a nuclear program. while president ahmadinejad says his country has the right to develop nuclear power for peaceful purposes, western powers suspect he is developing a nuclear bomb, but regardless of iran's intentions, tehran already has plenty of nuclear materials and technology in place. uranium ore mines. this facility reprocesses uranium. iran is planning to install even more powerful centrifuges allowing it to enrich uranium to up to 20%. the fuel could be used for fuel rods, but it could also be a step towards producing a nuclear weapon. the israeli prime minister is alarmed. while u.s. president barack obama continues to push for sanct
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
their careers and energy to serving their country and their community and a variety of ways. between them, they are formidable, diplomatic corps that spends from iceland to jamaica to d.c. to tallahassee and miami. they served from 2001 to 2005 during the same time when the secretary served as the national security advisor and u.s. secretary of state governor bush appointed the secretary of state of florida from 2005 to 2007. she has taught at ford service institute as the co-chair of the u.s. the part of state mandatory seminar for the newly appointed ambassadors and in an interesting twist she spoke at stanford university where secretary rice is a very distinguished member of the faculty and former provost and the university of miami school of law. she was the u.s. ambassador to the republic of iceland during the administration of george h. w. bush and during the ronald reagan administration he served as the under secretary and assistant secretary at the u.s. department of commerce where he was responsible for trade, development, export, and international travel and tourism and he was a
FOX News
Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
of high-tech innovation, a center of worldclass medical care, energy exploration and educational excellence and an oasis of fro speech, with the exception of jordan, dictators, terrorists and the mad dogs and malicious mayhem surround this country, while israel created a true and modern democracy and given its women the opportunity not only to vote, but to lead, the radical islamic nations around it have sanctioned so-called honor killings of wives and daughters and slaughter of their own citizens who dare to speak up for freedom and thought and the glorification into those deceived into believing, strap it on so it can kill others babies. president obama is going to finally come to israel next month. i sure wish i he would let me show him around. i've brought people here to show them the israel i love and respect. i kind of fear his tour is coordinated by some of the same naive politicians who think we need to lecture them for land that god deeded to them long before obama was born and never heard of the six day war. instead our president needs to come and express his solidarity
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am EST
look for a popular energy drink. >>> ahead, new help on the way for a mississippi community hit hard by a tornado. >>> dramatic video showing just how much trouble the skier found himself in during this competition. >>> and the skies have cleared for now. our winter weather may still come -- cause problems for some. [ anouncer ] ihop is in time square to compare new griddle-melts to your usual breakfast sandwich. it doesn't seem like fast food. there's a lot of substance, it just seems really fresh. there's like a lot more flavor. [ anouncer ] ihop is building our best breakfast sandwiches ever. new griddle-melts made fresh and hot. hand crafted just for you. it's like a sexy sandwich. i love this crispy bread... ...the roasted red peppers. it's awesome. [ anouncer ] compare new griddle melts yourself. just $4.99 at ihop. this is an epic breakfast sandwich. [ anouncer ] ihop. everything you love about breakfast. you want that don't you? >>> unbelievable video from a skiing competition in switzerland. more than a quarter of a million people have seen this skier not only try to score t
CNN
Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
pro-growth tax reform. utilize america's energy resources and reduce the regulatory burden. president obama refuses to put a plan on the table. talk about entitlement reform, listen, those programs are going broke if we don't do something. in the cbo's latest baseline. $9 trillion over the next ten years. of that, $6 trillion is more payments to medicare and social security beneficiaries, that's 70% of that added debt. >> you don't expect him to say this in the state of the union address tonight. >> we need to see his plan. >> there will be two gop responses? right? i guess if you talk to amy kramer from the responses. she would say two tea party responses. why two gop responses? >> not sure. i wasn't part of that. i'm sure they will be really good responses. >> it's actually very unusual and i do think it shows a splinter within the republican party, have you marco rubio giving the official response and rand paul giving a tea party response. >> i think it's an american response. bottom line is this, americans are tired of speeches about jobs, they want jobs. look them in the eye and
FOX News
Feb 13, 2013 8:00am PST
or in the white house briefing papers. subsidies, more subsidies for wind, solar and wind thermal energy. ee research for biofuel and natural gas cars. redesign america's high schools. a new foreign aid initiative. research for brain disease and clean energy and universal preschool. these are expensive. the last one alone the president's favorite liberal think tank the centerrer for american progress issued a proposal a few days ago foreshadowing the president's mention of it in his state of the union and said it would cost $25 billion a year when fully operated. we are talking about a hundred billion dollars a year in additional spending if the president's proposals are enacted and we are at deficit, we don't have the money for it. the question is, can we afford it as a country? jon: you heard with regard to that universal pre daycare kind of thing, universal pre kindergarten thing of thing the president said that forever dollar you spend on that kind of a program you get something like $14 back. >> that's how we justify everything. the president justified the stimulus by saying if we spent
FOX Business
Feb 13, 2013 7:00pm EST
subject, and that is energy. >> today, no area holds more promise than our investments in american energy. after years of talking about it, we're finally poised to control ore own energy future. we doubled the distance our cars go on a gallon of gas. lou: wow, that's true on paper anyway. from 27 miles per gallon to 54.5 because of a deal with the auto makers back in 2011 to have vehicles with an average fuel economy of 54.5 miles per gallon. he didn't double it though, even though it's twice as much because what happened is the 27 -- the 27 miles per gallon is now the deadline for the 54.5 miles per gallon is 12 years away, just a slight exaggeration , 2025 #, that's when that kicks in, seems somewhat futuristic to say it's already doubled, and, by the way, the car makers will not make the changes for the mileage until 2017 models roll out. again, the president, a slight 12 year, little better than a decade exaggeration, no harm, no foul. finally, the claim on the what caused a stirment the federal minimum wage. >> even with the tax relief we put in place, a family with two kids that ear
FOX News
Feb 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama should be doing everything we can to become energy independent including building the keystone xl pipeline from candidate. >> that is the harbinger whether we need all of the above strategy or if it's campaign rhetoric. activists are determined to block the pipeline and held demonstration to demand they prevent the construction. canada on the other hand argues the u.s. should want oil from a reliable ally. >> people protesting to get more attention in the media than 65% of miles pe americans t prefer to get their oil from canada rather than venezuela or the middle east. >> the administration has said it would likely make a decision by the end of march. either way, it will unleash torrent of criticism. >> bret: jim, thanks. we'll talk about that with the panel as well. do you think the keystone xl pipeline will ever become a reality? let me know on twitter. follow me @brettbaier. those who support chuck hagel as defense secretary indicate they will likely allow a vote after they return from recess next week. south carolina's grahamm from says he will take hagel at his word he does
CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
are creating jobs at a fast pace now. but not quite fast enough. we have a way to go vmax was the energy doing in pennsylvania? >> it has created tens of thousands of jobs in our state in the number of years. it will create tens of thousands more so we can have the job benefit, the energy benefit, as well as keeping our commitment, which is to protect clean air and protect the water. >> how would you describe the sense of this in the senate as opposed to the last congress? >> i think it's better. i think we are through this election helps. but there are divisions and we have to come together to focus on the number one challenge and the number one obligation. which is to come together on our fiscal challenges. i think that we can. but i do not underestimate the difficulty of it. >> senator bob casey, democrat of pennsylvania. a very familiar pennsylvania political name. we appreciate your time this evening. we are live following alive following the president's state of the union speech in the house chamber. this is statuary hall, for 50 years, this room we were in served as the house of represe
CSPAN
Feb 17, 2013 7:00am EST
country. he is doing what he has to do. i am all for his proposals, all for clean energy and comprehensive immigration, i am for gun legislation. i am for all of them. i am center-left, that is progressive. i think the country is definitely going progressive. i do not understand where the republicans want to obstruct and go with their small mindedness and small government proposals that they think that they can push through on the american people that i do not think are very popular. host: we have a different opinion from twitter. host: david wright's in on twitter and says -- host: dan is up next in california, republican. caller: hello. i would like to reiterate what was just said. i am a retired federal employees. executive orders used to come few and far between. this president is misusing them to an extreme degree. as the lady put it a little bit ago, executive orders are not meant for executive fiat of anything the president dreams. he is going to ruin the balance of power in this country if he keeps it up. i think he should be impeached for what he has done. host: what you think of
FOX Business
Feb 10, 2013 8:00pm EST
a little credit. >> tom:, will is a lot of questions about the energy efficiency system in new orleans. this caughter doesn't understand why sequestration is such a problem. >> tom: i am, too. you didn't buy that for a 2nd. tax increase on the rich was going to solve anything. thanks to everyone that contacted us this week. we are open for business 24/7. check out our facebook page and you can like me there. weird way of saying it but you can like me at my facebook.com sullivan show. follow me on sul very van radio and all of the ways to contact me is on my main web page. we're on many local radio stations around the country. we'll have another great tv show for you next week right here on fox business. in the meantime, i hope to hear daddy. you have got to stop. that is my $0.2. have a great weekend. >> good evening, we are now looking at pictures of a live shot of boston expected to be the epicenter of the blizzard hitting this our most bracing for the effect of the potentially deadly blizzard some areas expecting 3 feet of snow we will have full coverage. among the stories vice pres
FOX News
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am PST
after $600 million in taxpayer money has already arguably been wasted on investments in green energy companies the white house, did you catch this part, they're now going to put 2 billion more of your taxpayer dollars into green energy programs. will they work? is that a nice valentines gift for the taxpayer? ♪ . bill: gatorade alert. that's a new one. freeway in los angeles here. fontana, california, actually. apparently a semi-truck carrying a load of gatorade has spilled its contents. all the traffic in the eastbound lane have been shut down except for the high speed lane. this is gatorade of a different kind of shower than you see an nfl coach getting after he wins the super bowl. now the gatorade's all over the freeway there. soda cans included. there is a massive cleanup operation underway. martha: wonder if it is the red kind or the green kind or the blue kind or the g2 or what gatorade specifically? i am tradition all in everything. i like the green yellow one, traditional version. >>> how about this story? you heard of sleep walking and sleep driving and sleep eating occur
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 8:00pm EST
of you also served on. i completed my career here as chairman of the senate energy and natural resources committee. i will say to senator bennett, you may not think you are getting old, but clearly i am. i remember we have a bennett who was chief of staff of the budget committee. i was very young and at the bottom chair. he had the same name you do. it was your father. what a terrific thing to come here and see you today and ask .'s this. -- and expenses. -- and experience this. over 50% of the federal budget should put the country fiscal path for the future. this committee will play a critical role in achieving that role working with the president and with the secretary of the treasury. as you confront the fiscal challenges ahead, i cannot think of anyone more qualified or more ready for this job than jack lew. in only understands the challenges our country faces, but has the experience and judgment to confront them. as many know, jack has been a dedicated servant for many years. a servant of the people. what many do not know is where the dedication that she has originated -- that he ha
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 5:00pm EST
. they've done it with extraordinary energy and effectiveliness. in this list of our secretaries defense that will rank as the best we've ever had. they have absolute confidence that chuck hagel can and should do this job. you have in this list ambassadors who have handled the delicate, difficult issues involving international diplomacy. you have several ambassadors who have been ambassadors to the state of israel who strongly support senator hagel. all these individuals know him, they know perhaps as well if not better than many of my colleagues and myself the threats, the dangers and opportunities that face this country and they are strongly supporting chuck hagel. in fact, they have concluded, in a letter, that he is uniquely qualified to meet the challenges facing the department of defense and our men and women in uniform. there has been a lot of discussion about chuck hagel's appreciation of the strong and important and critical relationship between the united states and the state of israel, and all i can say is i was so impressed by the comments of the deputy israeli foreign minist
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am EST
and energy to turn regions left behind by globalization into global centers of high-tech jobs. i asked this congress to help create a network of 15 of these hubs and guarantee the next revolution in manufacturing is made right here in america. we can get that done. host: president obama in his speech last night. we are posting your comments on facebook. if you want to post,, go to el facebook -- if you want to post your comments, go to facebook. tim ryan represents the youngstown area, a former manufacturing hub in that state and one that has been hit hard by recession. dakota, salem, oregon, republican. caller: good morning. as a college student very interested in economics, because that is what is helping me to fund my education, i like the policy initiatives that the president laid out in his speech, but that only goes so far. i think the president should do so much more in not doing just lip service. he can talk the talk, but he has to be willing to sit down with the legislators to actually do that. he needs to sit with those actually willing to listen, like stephen. before he and
CSPAN
Feb 14, 2013 11:00pm EST
. the energy of people make their own decisions. the pride of a tribal nation unleashing its own potential. in many ways, mannix aaronson tribes experience reflects not just advances, but aspirations that communities might drive in the global economy that might achieve their dreams and today, more than other, this aspirations are within our reach. they assert greater trust between tribal nations in the united states, we are in a moment of real possibility. president obama and his administration have a partner to tribal sovereignty who believes in a right to determine our course and understands what we've always known to be true, the indian nations are best government for indian people. [applause] this partisanship, partnership extends throughout the federal government on both sides of the aisle because indian issues are not partisan issues. the result has had a measurable impact. today, more trades are managing resources instead of managing poverty programs. residents of rural oklahoma transfer health facilities first because they offer the best services around. other governments see tradi
NBC
Feb 14, 2013 5:00am EST
every year. los angeles and san francisco are already adopting similar bans. >>> a popular energy drink will no longer be labeled a dietary supplement. monster energy drink will be just a drink. its new label will list nutrition facts instead of supplement facts. the label will also include calf teen content. the ceo -- caffeine content. the ceo says the change corresponds with federal guidelines it must follow. this follows five deaths associated with the monster energy drinks. one of those deaths happened in maryland. >>> a live debate turns into an all-out brawl on georgian television. two opposing politicians got heated on the georgian public television show appropriately named "arguments." this was on wednesday. the man on the right goes on a rant about how his opponent is a snake, the moderator tries to ease tensions. then is that -- glass is broken. they get in each other's faces, punches fly. somebody had to break it up. both were escorted away. >> tough job for the moderator. >>> good news for the housing market. last month will number of foreclosures clopped again. realty trac
CNN
Feb 12, 2013 2:00am PST
. so, you know, we'll see what he says about energy enerand energ policy. >> i'm shul you'll be fact ceching more. john, back to you. >>> the question is will he follow through? we're going to go live here to washington -- back here to washington with a scorecard of last year's "state of the union" address. that's coming up. nurses are dealing with a wider range of issues. and there are ever-changing regulations. when you see these challenges, do you want to back away or take charge? with a degree in the field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. waiting for your wrinkle cream to work? neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair has the fastest retinol formula. to visibly reduce fine lines and wrinkles in just one week. neutrogena®. but w
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 9:00am EST
, we need to move away from that failed north korean policy to one with energy and creativity and focus, and i think we need to learn from what worked in the past until unfortunately those sanctions were lifted shortly after they were deployed because of the protests from north korea. so let's tackle north korea's illicit activities, its missile and drug proliferation where between that and its counterfeit currency program, that's how it gets close to 50% of its hard currency. this regime will do anything for money, obviously, as south koreans will tell you, it's a gangster regime. but let's interview with those shipments. let's disrupt the bank accounts that is used. let's ramp up the radio broadcasts into the country where there is evidence the information wall is cracking. 37% of those people that flee the regime today say they're listening to broadcasts or they're accessing information that is telling them about what's happening in the outside world and what's really going on in their own country. and that's the kind of information we have to get into this regime. and let's help the
FOX News
Feb 17, 2013 7:00am PST
at another location. they continue to stiff the international atomic energy agency. they make it clear they expect if they resume negotiations with five permanent members of the security council they expected relief of the sanctions. this is the mark of a regime that is constant and can out negotiate the west. >> eric: you say they are confident but the president has made it clear they will prevent them from getting a bomb. we will do what is necessary to prevent them from getting a nuclear weapon. do you think the administration will do what is necessary to prevent that? >> no, clearly not. i think that is what iran thinks, too. it's what israel thinks. if you need evidence, not just about the obama administration but about the bush administration, look at north korea which last week on the day of the president's state of the union address exploded a nuclear device having launched a missile into earth's orbit for the first time in december. the lesson that north korea teaches iran, continue to make progress. smartest thing that iran could do is build a nuclear device and detonate it b
Current
Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
to the american people. the rest would be invested in clean energy and renew bees. the bill would close the halliburton loophole so drinking water would be safe from fracking fluid. getting it through congress is quite another game. >> if congress won't act soon to protect future generations i will. i will direct my cabinet to come up with executive actions we can take now and in the future to reduce pollution, prepare our communities for the consequences of climate change and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy. >> michael: it turns out that the president's forceful pitch is exactly what the american public wants. a poll out this week finds that two thirds of voters support the president taking significant steps to address climate change. 93% believe americans have a moral obligation to future generations to leave them a planet that is not polluted or damaged. seems like you have the people on your side, mr. president. now it's time to take action. joining me now from right next to me is james west editor of the climate desk. james, so glad to have you here. i wa
FOX News
Feb 16, 2013 10:00am PST
of energy he has. like you said, absolutely incredible. what a spirit. a shocking new study now, the shedding light on a danger from drinking that many people may not be aware of. the doctor is in with surprising results. >> kelly: and iran's supreme leaders again denying his country is working on a nuclear bomb, but it's what he said next that's giving the u.s. and our allies, new cause for concern. ambassador john bolton weighs in next.: my doctor told me calcium is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. >> well, it is the bottom of the hour, time now for the top of the news. a massive cleanup operation is underway in russia after an exploding meteor blew out windows i
MSNBC
Feb 13, 2013 3:00am PST
that kind of time and emotional energy to gun eviolence. i think it shows he wants to fight on that issue. >> kelly o'donnell, you were there. were you able to gauge any reaction in the chamber among members of congress? >> it was interesting. i've been in the chamber for a number of this president's addresses and president bush before. and i think early in the evening, there was more of a sense of a flat energy. i don't know if that's because we've just come off the inaugural address. it seemed to take a while for the room to sort of ignite. when you got to the point where there was the discussion of guns, i was about five feet or so in front of gabby giffords and her family. so i was able to see how people around them looked as they stood first quietly and then applauding. and then i also could see how some of the other family members had brought photos of loved ones. i was also struck by when sort of the kind of emotion of the moment had faded, there was one woman, i presume a mother, who shouted out kind of picking up on the president's cadence, the name of her loved one and then repe
CSPAN
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
things and all of them will stress the economic context. energy. infrastructure, which is new roads and bridges and things like that. manufacturing. and education and making colleges more affordable. and how we to make our economy grows stronger and promotes and grow the middle class. host: is the headline in the financial times -- how much of this will echo what we heard at the inaugural address? guest: i think it will be a little different from that. there were many comments after the inaugural address. it was very aggressive. he talked about gave rights, equal pay for women, voting rights. i think you'll see some of that, but my sense is you will see all of those pins that can come into an economic context. while he might talk about immigration, what we need to do as a country as that, it will be in the vein of how do we help the economy? host: jonathan strong? guest: i was at a retreat that the house democrats held last week in virginia. the president gave a speech to them in a preview of what he was going to say. ito quite an aggressive tone in terms of the standoff with republ
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 9:00am EST
energy. as he said last night, it will be done without adding any money to the deficit, not a single penny -- as he said, "a dime." these investments in a strong middle class are not just right for the country; they're right for our economy swvment but our efforts to restore prosperity will mean little unless congress acts immediately to deal with arbitrary across-the-board spending cuts set to take effect next month. if the looming sequester strikes, 70,000 young children would be kicked off head start, 10,000 teacher jobs will be at risk and the small business administration will be forced to reduce loans to small business loans by up to $540 million. democrats believe we should use a balanced approach that targets wasteful spending and tax loopholes and ask the wealthiest among us to contribute a little more to reduce the deficit. the american people know we can't cut our way to prosperity. they agree. we can't ask the middle class to bear the burden of the entire deficit reduction. later this week democrats will introduce a plan to avert the so-called sequester. republicans say t
FOX News
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
's presence in the economy. in three areas he will call for more spending, education, green energy and infrastructure. those are three key areas where the president wants to improve increased spending. it will rely on a mini stimulus program. he will rely on government spending to create jobs. this will be paid for with higher taxes on wealthy individuals, corporations and oil companies. this will be the aggressive pursuit of the economic policies put in place in the first four years. more government spending. martha: we saw a recent poll that showed 2-1 that people do not believe more spending is the route to economic recovery in this country. it got him reelected, these ideas about taxing oil companies and the rich more. but there is another question that has to do with reports of fraud and waste in the existing spending programs. the president's always said he would go after them with a scalpel to make sure the waste is gone. is that happening? >> reporter: the free cell phone system, the lifeline program. 6 million people get three cell phones from the government. 42% of the pe
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 12:30am EST
legislate to force energy companies to put customers on the lowest tariff. will he explain why his energy bill contains no such commitment and why he has broken that promise? >> i have to tell the honorable gentleman that he is completely wrong. the energy bill does exactly what i said in the house; it is about legislating to force companies to give people the lowest tariff. >> oh, no. >> order. it is very discourteous of the house to issue a collective groan-notably on the opposition benches. it is quite inexplicable. i have called the good doctor; let us hear from the good doctor. >> schools in cambridgeshire were underfunded for decades by both the last labour government and the one before that, and the latest figure shows that they receive £600 per pupil per year less than the english average-the worst funding in the entire country. does the prime minister agree that that is simply unfair? will he support the cambridge news "fair deal for our schools" campaign, and pledge to end the discrepancy during the current parliament? >> i will consider carefully what my honorable friend has s
FOX Business
Feb 12, 2013 5:00pm EST
why exactly they're developing this weapon. >> yeah. melissa: iran at least says, oh, it is for energy. we're not really developing weapons but not these guys. >> yeah, in 2003 the north koreans told one of our diplomats they reserve the right to sell anything that they make and they have been selling nuclear technology to the irrainsians. that reactor in the syrian desert destroyed in september 2007 by the israelis, that was paid for by the iranians, a north korean reactor. the north koreans sold them processed uranium in all possibility. of course all the iranian missiles are north korean ones. melissa: you succeeded in terrifying me. is there anything we can do about that? what does it mean? >> most people say there is nothing we can do because we're sanctioned out and we applied all the sanctions we can but that is not true. in 2005 the bush administration put in sanctions that cut off the north koreans from the financial system. you talk about it being money? to move money around the world they had to put it into suitcases to diplomats who acted as mules. we lifted them in 2007 at
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